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White Papers by Full Circle Confidential Workforce Wellness

  • Spring: A Season for Renewing Positive Sleep Habits (VIDEO INSIDE)

    Of the many options we have at our disposal for renewing ourselves in the context of Spring 2021, taking care of our sleep is a great place to start. Recommitting to the principles of a good night's sleep takes conscious energy and discipline but the payoff is well worth the sacrifice.
  • The Other Heroes

    March, national women’s history month, is the time to appreciate and recognize women’s’ past and current struggles, achievements, and vital roles in society. Imagine living in a single-gender world…where women are entirely out of the picture. Where would we be…especially amidst the current...
  • Springing Forward to New Beginnings

    Spring 2021 is here! A time when sunlight begins to stick around a bit longer; a time when leaves return to spruce up tree branches; a time flowers begin to bloom. And everything seems to herald the feeling of hope that comes with the entrance of Spring---the season of growth and new beginnings.
  • I Believe I Can Fly and Touch the Sky (MEDIA INSIDE)

    Honoring Major General Jeannine Leavitt When I think of the United States Air Force Generals who have made a difference in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, I have been conditioned to reflexively think of men--which is probably not all that surprising (being a guy). This is why Women's History...
  • Recognizing Women in Science Making a Difference COVID-19

    As we celebrate Women’s history month, it is important to keep in mind that the contributions of women in science (and in general) can never be fully captured in one month. We would also do well to remember that women’s history can never be confined to a set of accomplishments but is...
  • Self-Confidence: The Key to Success

    The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was initially reported in China in December 2019 and, just a mere three months later, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Global anxiety and panic are only one of the immediate effects of the pandemic. The reality is, we are in a period of...
  • Why Celebrate "Black History Month”? (VIDEOS inside)

    Because history is ultimately foundational for all human existence. In the words, of Marcus Garvey, people who have no knowledge or appreciation of their history are like trees without roots. We use history to make decisions and to help guide our thinking. From choosing a sports agent to...
  • Self-Love: The Key to Happiness

    The pandemic has shaken the very foundation of our lives and how we live it. We are now spending an increasing amount of time at home, isolated and mainly inactive. We already know that the pandemic gave rise to a myriad of psychological problems. For some, pre-existing conditions has been...
  • HISTORY, UNDERSTANDING, AND RESILIENCE

    Increasingly, as we attempt to make sense of ourselves and our world, especially considering the twin pandemics of COVID -19 and racial injustice, we turn to history to see how others handled similar situations. What lessons have we learned? Are there answers, or insights, that can we glean...
  • The Power of Combining Our Self-Discipline with Our Purpose

    More and more, as we wade deeper into the pandemic, armed with faith and hope, we trust that we will eventually get to the other side of the storm. As we make the trek, we are challenged to summon our inner strengths, stay committed, and be meticulous about taking care of our daily...
  • Never, Never, Never Give Up: The Power of Perseverance

    When will it end? The mandating of masks, social distancing, and prolonged remote studies and work have been a part of our lives for such a long time. Add to the mix a new more infectious variant of COVID-19, further travel restrictions, and another possible lockdown in the near future. No...
  • The Power of Imagination

    The current pandemic has swept our world and changed our lives in many ways. COVID-19 has not only taken many lives, but it has also fostered negative emotions and behaviors such as panic and excessive worry about the seemingly dark and unclear future. Our minds are wired to attend to negative...
  • Balancing Work and Personal Life

    “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own “To Do” list” – Michelle Obama Since the beginning of COVID-19, many of us have had to bid farewell to our offices and work remotely. While working from home undeniably has its benefits, it can also trigger the desynchronization...
  • The Power of Identity

    So, who are you, really? Simple question. But, in our current world nothing is simple. How we identify ourselves seems to have taken on new meaning as we navigate the pandemic and the politics. It turns out that identity is far more powerful than we think, according to psychologists and...
  • The Power of Putting the Past in the Past

    As we begin a new year and new journey, many of us have ever faced, we find ourselves caught between reminiscing about all that we have endured and wondering what the next year will bring. If you are inclined to pessimism, these past months have only served to solidify your darkest fears—a...
  • Using the Power of Altruism as a Resiliency Skill

    As we continue to navigate these challenging times, it's easy to get caught up with how much we have endured and how hard the journey ahead looks--even with the prospect of a vaccine. When the moments of negativity hit as we contemplate all that we have lost, it’s always good to have a...
  • The Power of Movement

    Social isolation is such a challenge. It restricts our ability to move around freely and makes us less active. The loss of our routines also creates stress. Unmanaged, stress can lead to the development of high blood pressure, injury to arteries, and brain changes that may contribute to...
  • How Digital Technology Helps Our Resiliency During Pandemic Times

    As we continue to navigate COVID-19, we have been forced to re-examine our lives as we search for ways to maintain our sanity and sustain our resilience. It may come as a surprise that digital technology may be playing a larger role than we think in our resiliency and recovery efforts.
  • The Power of Combining Our Thanks and Our Giving

    With all the vexing restrictions, continuous distancing, constant pivoting, and exhausting news cycles—not to mention the daily loss of life and livelihood—who is really in the mood to have a happy Thanksgiving holiday.